Latest Mild cognitive impairment Stories
Johns Hopkins researchers say that by measuring levels of certain proteins in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), they can predict when people will develop the cognitive impairment associated with Alzheimer's disease years before the first symptoms of memory loss appear.
Researchers have developed a cheap and easy way to test for Alzheimer's disease by simply using a spoonful of peanut butter and a ruler.
Researchers at the University of Montreal and the Institut universitaire de gératrie de Montréal examined brain changes over 20 months in Parkinson's patients with and without mild cognitive impairment (MCI) at the early stages of the disease.
Nationwide study to help determine whether two research-tested strategies can work together to improve cognitive functioning in adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI}. Richmond,
Patients suffering from early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease who were diagnosed sooner than usual using a brain imaging test received Alzheimer-specific medications earlier than those who did not have the brain imaging results available to their doctors or themselves.
For years, scientists have attempted to understand how Alzheimer’s disease harms the brain before memory loss and dementia are clinically detectable.
A new study shows cognitive enhancement drugs do not improve cognition or brain function, and may actually cause adverse health effects in people with mild cognitive impairment.
A political drive, led by the UK and US, to screen older people for minor memory changes (often called mild cognitive impairment or pre-dementia) is leading to unnecessary investigation and potentially harmful treatment for what is arguably an inevitable consequence of aging.